Dealing with Alcoholics in the Family

October 23rd, 2019

Once your loved has become addicted to alcohol, their brain chemistry will change to the point that they’re as shocked as you are by the choices they are making.

5 Myths About Getting Sober

October 21st, 2019

There is a lot of hearsay about recovery and addiction, but if you educate yourself a little, you'll see that there are a bunch of myths, and getting sober can bring you a better way of life.

When Addicted Loved Ones Ask for Money

October 18th, 2019

Addiction is a disease of manipulation - those suffering will go to great lengths in order to get what they want, including asking for money to fuel their addiction.

How Addiction Can Destroy a Marriage

October 16th, 2019

Because addicts continue to use despite consequences, they usually lose their jobs, financial stability, health, and relationships.

How Negative Emotions Can Lead to Relapse

October 14th, 2019

There are many reasons why we choose to use drugs or alcohol. Everyone has their own personal reason, but they all come from some sort of emotional, psychological or physical cause.

How is an opioid overdose treated?

October 11th, 2019

When a person has an opioid overdose, it is a life-threatening matter that requires emergency medical help. An overdose on opioids causes the person to become unconscious and to stop breathing, and death can occur quickly.

Drug Overdoses in Pittsburgh, PA

October 9th, 2019

Pittsburgh has been especially hit hard by the opioid addiction epidemic in the area. Interstate drug trafficking is a big problem that accounts for many of the drug overdoses in the city.

Does Helping Others Strengthen Your Recovery?

October 7th, 2019

Reducing time spent isolating, regularly meeting with a supportive group of peers, and - most of all - helping others, helps reduce the chances of relapse by nearly 50 percent.

Should I Go to NA or AA Meetings?

October 4th, 2019

When an addict has the desire and willingness to get sober for the first time, they probably wonder which twelve-step program is better, Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous?

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